Kew Youth Hostel & Backpackers

5 Johannesburg Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2004, South Africa | Hostel
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Busy Bee Primary School and then fossils and caves

A travel blog entry by amydeb


... at the school ranging from 5 to 12 years old. However, recently another school opened up in the local township which drew some of the kids away, so they are down to around 80.

The school is currently classed as a private school and where possible the parents pay minimal school fees (US$45 per month), but we learned that only about 37 of the students' parent shave been paying their fees. This ...

Absorbing a new culture…and wine.

A travel blog entry by felixtere


... us to typical place as we demanded but maybe it was too much for us counting that Tereza was not feeling well and the kids still have a delicate stomach, anyway we were at the place where he goes every sunday and I was willing to try the barbacue of the "corner grill" (you couldn't call that a restaurant), the meat which was stores in plastic boxes looked terrible...there were around 30 I ask for the menu and they had kidneys, hearts, livers, ...

Day 3 - Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by nancy.peter


... So Peter and I parted by choice at the door. However, the thought of ever having to do that was very thought-provoking and unsettling. We were there longer than we had planned...

We had SIM card problems again so we headed to Sandton City's Vodaphone store to have our connection problem corrected. It was late in the day so we had dinner at the adjoining Mandela Square where we had a wonderful Italian dinner.


Amazing way to start my Adventure....Africa

A travel blog entry by andreafarrow


... br>
Fingers crossed I do get to see one or two or three before I leave on fri :-)

Safari Day 3:

So today was a little sleep in day. After breakfast we were off to see Blythe Canyon, I wasnt too keen to go from the beginning as I came here to see the animals not a canyon but off I went....

As we left the lodge a Giraffe family crossed the road, the baby one was sooooo cute.. I love that despite them looking ...

Lazy Day

A travel blog entry by churchill2020

... news. After dinner everyone returned the books they had read, commented on them, marked them out of 10 and put them up for the next person to take. Despite already having a shelf full of books from her 2 book clubs, we took home another 5 books- mainly I think because I have read so many already that Jean is worried I'll run out of books! Great night though! Tuesday 17th May Jean had a half day today so when she got home we had lunch and traded ...


This hostel, located on 5 Johannesburg Road, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, and Museum Africa.
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